Study in Holland, one of the wealthiest nations of the world which is home to many global brands. Holland has a highly respected higher education system known for its scientific and engineering programs offered in English that churns out highly employable individuals. It is not that Holland is all work and no play. For the ardent traveller in you, Holland is gifted with picturesque country sides and vibrant cities lined with strings of cafes, art galleries and historic monuments one can cover on a bicycle. To boot, excellent transport links to other European countries makes it affordable to visit popular destinations such as Germany and France during your time of stay there.

Quick Facts

  • Name: Netherlands
  • Capital City:  Amsterdam (780,152 pop.)
  • Surface area: 41,528 km² (18.41% water)
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  • Type of government: Constitutional monarchy – parliamentary democracy
  • Population: 16,805,037 (2013 EST.)
  • Largest Cities: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Eindhoven, Tilburg, Groningen, Breda, Apeldoorn, Nijmegen
  • Currency:  Euro
  • GDP per capita: $42,300 (2012 EST.)
  • Language: Dutch (official), Frisian (official)
  • Industry: food processing, petroleum refining, manufacture of chemicals, electrical machinery, metal products, and electronics.
  •  One of the wealthiest nations of the world
  • More than 4 Dutch universities placed among 100 best universities of the world
  • Education offered at highly subsidized rate
  • Hub of international business
  • Highly liberal mind set and accommodating population
  • Excellent student cities with best of infrastructure
  • All most all courses offered in English for International students
  • Easy access to surrounding countries of Europe for employment
  • Offers safe environment for international students
  • Multicultural society with highly accommodating nature
  • Excellent quality of life
  • In the forefront of creativity and innovation
  • Pioneers in many areas

The higher education system in the Netherlands is made up primarily three different types of institution, each with a unique offering to an international student.

  • Research Universities
  • Universities of Applied Science
  • Institutes for International Education

English Requierments: IELTS Not Required

Cost of Study

  • Tuition Fees: 6000 Euro to 8000 Euro per year (Depending on the program)

Cost of Living

  • Approximately €800-1,100 a month for a student but can vary depending on the life style

Work While Studying In Holland

Permitted to take up full-time work from June to August, or work part time for a maximum of 10 hours a week.

Post Study Work And Stay Back Options

International students who obtain a bachelor’s or master’s degree can spend a period of up to 12 months to find a job as a highly skilled migrant. Called the ‘search year’, this is the time given to graduates to look for a suitable job in the Dutch market.